Prior to joining Kastner Gravelle, Sean Patrick gained a breadth of experience regarding all things intellectual property. While an associate at Gunderson Dettmer and Norton Rose Fulbright, Sean Patrick prosecuted patents, litigated commercial, patent, trade secret and trademark disputes, advised on commercial transactions, and managed company portfolios. This experience covered everything from multi-billion-dollar mergers to small-town public security issuance to multi-jurisdiction retractable-roof trade-secret litigation.
Sean Patrick is also passionate about community engagement, particularly LGBTQ+ and immigration advocacy and when the two intersect. He has argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, filed VAWA applications, and helped clients with asylum and refugee applications.
Sean Patrick received his J.D. from Boston College Law School and his B.S. in mechanical engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. During, he served as a Senior Editor for the Boston College Law Review where he also published his suitably named note, I Wanna Design for Somebody (Who Needs Me): The Intersection of Humanitarian Engineering, Choice-of-Law, and Technology Transfer in Kenya. He originally and proudly hails from Reno, Nevada.